She received $500,000 after an officer arrested her for refusing to take blood from an unconscious patient.
The company has agreed to pay a settlement of USD$5million to more than 300 women and 15 black employees.
"There's certainly been employment settlements," Andrew Little says.
The Government says it's keen to start Treaty negotiations over one of the country's best known landmarks, Mt Taranaki.
The community care worker whose case led to a new deal for the sector says she's delighted parliament has unanimously passed a bill that's going to make a huge difference.